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The Children's Writers & Illustrators of BC

Discover sparkling stories and illuminating art in brilliant books by BC authors and illustrators.

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Creativity in the Classroom

BC writers and illustrators connect literary and artistic communities and partner with educators to inspire kids and teens!

CWILL BC– the Children's Writers & Illustrators of BC

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We bring books to life!

"I love having illustrators visit our school and our students are absolutely mesmerized by them. Illustrations are what bring a book alive... Every year I try and have at least one illustrator visit our school... It has always been a very memorable visit."

- Julie Desmarais
Blueridge Elementary (North Vancouver)
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If you're a published author or illustrator, consider joining CWILL BC. You'll meet creative, like-minded individuals and become part of an organization that actively promotes itself—and the cause of literacy—across a variety of media and through special events.

Enjoy friendship, inspiration, and support of colleagues in the field of children's writing and illustrating
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Latest News

3/12/2017 9:06:42 PM
This coming Saturday, March 18, 2017, in the morning, Nancy Hundal and Danielle S. Marcotte are launching their new French books, so come down for a piece of cake onyour own or, better still, bring the French program children in your life! Nancy … Continue reading
3/10/2017 5:42:25 PM
Do you write stories or poems for children 12 years and younger? Would you like them to be featured under a Reading Light? Have look at the Reading Lights installed this year by visiting the official website. The Vancouver Public … Continue reading
3/7/2017 12:01:20 PM
Congratulations to CWILL’s BC Book Prizes 2017 finalists! Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize presented to the best illustrated book written for children: Margriet Ruurs, illustrated by Nizar Ali Badr, Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family’s Journey (Orca Book Publishers) Sheila … Continue reading
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